Liver 2

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Use the Wood Aroma Acu-Stick® to activate points on the Liver channel. Acupressure point Liver 2 is an important point for resolving and descending Liver Fire. While acupressure point Liver 3 is a major point for resolving Liver Congestion, Liver Heat begins to accumulate if Liver Qi Stagnation is not resolved in a timely manner; Liver Fire results in more and more serious diseases and mental imbalanced.

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Location of Acupressure Point Liver 2

Between the webbing of the big toe and second toe on the top of the foot in the depression just proximal to the margin of the webbing. Apply the Wood Element Aroma Acu-Stick® to Acupressure Point Liver 2 to activate the healing potential of the pressure point.





Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations  of Liver 2

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In cases of chronic headaches apply the Wood Element Acupressure Stick to Liver 2 and acupressure point Gallbladder 41 and the Metal Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Large Intestine 4

Pain Relief

When suffering with arthritis or the immediate aftermath of stroke with severe muscle contractions, apply the Wood Element Acupressure Stick to Liver 2 and to acupressure point Spleen 10

Emotional Imbalances

For severe emotional upset marked with frustration or outbursts of anger, or severe insomnia apply the Wood Element Acupressure Stick to Liver 2 and apply the Fire Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Pericardium 7 and acupressure point Heart 7 and the Earth Element Acupressure Stick to acupressure point Stomach 36

Gynecological Conditions

With heavy irregular menstrual bleeding apply the Wood Element Acupressure Stick to Liver 2 and to acupressure point Spleen 10


Other Name(s) of Acupuncture Point Liver 2

  • Xingjian
  • Temporary In-between
  • Moving Between

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupuncture Point Liver 2

  • Sedation Point
  • Ying-Spring Point
  • Fire Point

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of Acupressure Point Liver 2

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.



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